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Jul 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
get his insides. we are glad you could join us for our conversation with buzz bissinger, coming up. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it's the cornerstone we all know. it's not just a street or boulevard, but a place where walmart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: buzz bissinger is a pulitzer prize-winning journalist and best-selling night lights" and "a prayer for the city." he is also a contributing editor for "vanity fair" and a sports columnist with the daily beast. his latest text is called "father's day: a journey into the mind and heart of my extraordinary son." buzz, good to have you on this program. >> hey, thank you, thank you. tavis: i suspect most parents think their sons, or daughters, for that matter, are extraordinary. that is a heck of a title. "my extraordinary son." is that a little fatherly pride, or what's the reason for calling your son extraordinary? >> well, i do not -- we all have fatherly pride, and i think that is a good thi
Jul 30, 2012 2:30pm PDT
frustrated easily. i can be volatile. so instead of drawing us closer, which i think it has now, it did create a gap. i was very frustrated. i couldn't really talk to him. as i said, i felt very, very stuck with him. at one point, when he got into high school, i said to his mom, "you have to take him," because a, it is a better situation for him, and frankly, i do not know what to do anymore. i cannot stand it that he's on the couch watching a tv show that he doesn't care about. i feel helpless, i feel frustrated, and i think there are a lot of parents with these kids who do feel -- you feel frustration, pain, rage, and are reluctant to express it because then other parents say, "well, that means you really didn't love your kid and you didn't want your kid." that was never, ever the case, but i am not going to lie -- there was a gap. i remember people would say, well, my kid's going to harvard, my kid's going to penn, my kid's going to yale, and i bought into that. there i am with a son who's going to bag groceries for the rest of his life. tavis: you've said a few times in this convers
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